IESA COVID-19 Information

The IESA has created this page to house documents and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to IESA sports/activities for the 2021-22 school year.

Any COVID-19 mitigations for IESA activities and sports are available in the Terms & Conditions document for each individual activity/sport. Terms & Conditions are posted prior to each season and can be found on each activity/sports’ webpage.

Current IDPH Region Status - as of August 1, 2021

1 - Northwest Phase 5
2 - West Central Phase 5
3 - Southwest Phase 5
4 - St. Louis Area Phase 5
5 - Southern Phase 5
6 - East Central Phase 5
7 - Will/Kankakee Counties Phase 5
8 - DuPage County Phase 5
9 - Lake/McHenry Counties Phase 5
10 - Suburban Cook County Phase 5
11 - Chicago Phase 5
Illinois COVID Regions

 

  Phase 5 Phase 4 Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Medium-Risk Sports No scheduling restrictions. Contests allowed within conference & EMS region. *See Note. Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. Contests allowed within conference & EMS region. *See Note. Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. No contests or scrimmages vs. other schools Pause all practices & contests
High-Risk Sports No scheduling restrictions. Contests allowed within conference & EMS region. *See Note. Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. No contests or scrimmages vs. other schools No contact practices & training Pause all practices & contests

*Note: Medium risk sports at Phase 4 and Tier 1 may play against non-conference opponents, including opponents from other EMS regions, if the opponent is located within a 30-mile radius and is also at the same mitigation level. High risk sports at Phase 4 may play against non-conference opponents, including opponents from other EMS regions, if the opponent is located within a 30-mile radius and is also at the same mitigation level.

Indoor/Outdoor Sports IDPH Region Mitigations IDPH Spectator Limitations
Indoor/Outdoor Phase 5 No limitations
Indoor Bridge Phase 60% of venue capacity
Outdoor Bridge Phase 60% of venue capacity
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